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Information Technology. Occupational Programs Chair

Kellon Petzak

  • BS Science in Computer Information Systems/ Davenport University, MS Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance/ Western Governors University
  • Certified Fanuc Robot Operator Instructor
  • Michigan Community College Association Leadership Academy Fellow

kpetzak@westshore.edu

1-231-845-5594

Music Studies, Director of Performing Arts

Ted Malt

  • BM Music Education/Michigan State University, M.Ed./Grand Valley State University

tdmalt@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5776

Biology

Eric McLearon

  • BS Science in Human Biology/Michigan State University, MD/Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Emergency medicine physician in rural hospitals for 13+ years

emclearon@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5890

Philosophy and Ethics, Arts and Humanities Chair

Dr. Matt Sanderson

  • BS/Towson University, M.A., Ph.D./Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • WSCC Faculty Excellence Award Recipient
  • Author of philosophy essays in International Studies in Philosophy, Contemporary Philosophy, and 1000-Word Philosophy
  • Presenter of philosophy essays at over 40 professional conferences

mwsanderson@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5937

History & Political Science

Michael Nagel

  • BA,MA/Western Washington University
  • Faculty Excellence Award, West Shore Community College (2002 and 2022)
  • Community Service Award, West Shore Community College (2010)
  • Publications and Awards
    • The Forgotten Iron King of the Great Lakes: Eber Brock Ward, 1811-1875. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2022 (Silver Medalist, Independent Publisher Book Award; Society of Midland Authors, Honoree)
    • Justus S. Stearns, Michigan Pine King and Kentucky Coal Baron, 1845-1933. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2015 (Kentucky History Award winner)
    • LecturePoint: Online American History Lectures Vol. I, II. Cengage Learning, 2008″

mwnagle@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5905

Sociology

Dr. Erwin Selimos

  • Ph.D Sociology/University of Windsor
  • Published several academic articles
  • Co-edited the book titled “School-Based Family Counseling with Refugees and Immigrants.”

eselimos@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5929

Chemisty and Geology, Science Division Chair

Dr. Sonja Siewert

  • BA/St. Olaf College, Ph.D/Montana State University-Bozeman
  • Member of American Chemical Society
  • Participate in Chemical Education, including Biennial International Conferences in Chemical Education
  • POGIL Training Process Orientated Guided Inquiry into Learning

sssiewert@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5945

Psychology

Dr. John Moore

  • BS, MS/University of Derby, MS, Ph.D/Loughborough University
  • Many years of experience working in suicide prevention, mental health, and applied research
  • Published a number of journal articles and book chapters on these topics

jmoore4@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5878

English

Jodi Radloff

  • BA/Saginaw Valley State University, MS/Michigan Technological University

jradloff@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5554

Humanities & Visual Performing Arts

Sky Mage

  • BFA/Michigan State University
  • Participant in numerous art fairs across the country and statewide
  • Exhibitor in numerous galleries statewide

smage@westshore.edu

English & Education, Communications Chair

Sean Henne

  • MA/Boston College
  • Chair, Michigan Humanities Council’s NW region Great Michigan Read selection committee, 2012-2021

swhenne@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5859

Mathematics, Mathematics Division Chair

Wade James

  • Please Contact for Education Information

wjames@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5871

Biology

Dr. Paul Bilinski

  • Ph.D/University of California
  • 9 peer reviewed scientific articles, highlighted by a first author publication in PLoS Genetics
  • Several Research and Teaching Awards
  • Service with the American Society of Plant Biologists toward K-12 Teaching Guidelines for plant biology
  • Several invited lectures to community groups in various biological and environmental topics
  • Creation or reinvention of several well-received courses at WSCC, and accompanying online and lab materials

pbilinski@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5858

Business

Katie Stewart

  • BA/MBA Baker College
  • Worked in Business and Industry for 15+ years in such positions as Financial Analyst, Director of Accounting, and Controller
  • Certified Microsoft Office Master
  • Microsoft Certified Instructor (MCE)
  • Certification in Entrepreneurship & Small Business
  • Reciepient of the Faculty Excellence Award from WSCC

kmstewart@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5558

Visual Arts

Eden Ünlüata-Foley

  • BID/Middle East Technical University, MA/Columbia College Chicago, MFA/Bilkent University
  • 15+ years of College and K-12 teaching experience
  • 10+ years focus on ‘highschool-to-college transition’ and art, design and media foundations
  • Helped established the Game Design Program at After School Matters organization, Chicago, IL.
  • Worked with WSCC administration, faculty and staff to restart the Game Design Program
  • Worked closely with administration, faculty and staff to create a CTE (Digital Media and Graphic Design) to Ferris State University (Game Design and Animation program) transfer pipeline
  • Participant in more the 30 national and international exhibitions as an artist since 1995
  • 15+ years of curatorial experience
  • 25+ years of design experience
  • 20+ publications and conference presentations

nfoley@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5902

Physics

Joe Grochowski

  • MA/University of Maryland
  • Member of the American Association of Physics Teachers and the Acoustical Society of America

jrgrochowski@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5785

Communication

Jennifer A. Lundberg-Anders

  • MA/University of Wisconson
  • WSCC Faculty Excelence Award Recipient
  • Co-founder and facilitator of Literacy Network
  • NCIA Honorable Mention: Professional and Organizational Development
  • MCCA Leadership Academy
  • National Writing Project–Crossroads Writing Fellow
  • Presenter: Organization for the Study of Communication, Language and Gender Conference; FOCUS: Conference for Professional Development; Central States Communication Association Conference

jalundberg@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5784

English

Marina Paula Carreira Rolim

  • M.L.A., Southeast Missouri University; Ph.D.-ABD, Southern Illinois University
  • 2023 Outstanding Teacher Award, Graduate & Professional Student Council (GPSC)
  • 2022-2023 Dissertation Research Award, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • 2021 Research Award, Graduate & Professional Student Council (GPSC)
  • 2019 Audrey Tomera Memorial Scholarship, Southern Illinois University
  • 2018 Professional Development Award, International TESOL Association
  • 2017 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Southeast Missouri State University chapter
  • 2017 Presenter Travel Award, MIDTESOL
  • 2016 Interest Section Award, MIDTESOL
  • 2016 Service Award, Southeast Missouri State University

prolim@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5979

Math

Dr. Adam Moreno

  • B.S., Michigan State University; M.A, Central Michigan University; M.S., Ph.D, University of Notre Dame
  • Published Mathematics Articles in Annales de l’Institut Fourier, Differential Geometry and its Applications, and Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry
  • Liggett Teaching Award, UCLA, 2020-2021
  • E.R. Hedrick Postdoctoral Fellowship, UCLA, 2019-2021
  • Dean’s Fellowship, University of Notre Dame, 2015-2019

amoreno@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5837

Nursing

Rochelle Boes

  • BSN/Calvin College – MSN/Ferris State University
  • 30 years combined nursing experience in Adult Medical/Surgical, Pediatrics, Mental Health, and OB
  • WSCC Staff member of the Semester, Winter 2019
  • Helped start the first RN apprenticeship program in the State of Michigan
  • Currently serving on the Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation’s (CNEA) Standards Committee

rboes@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5806

Agriculture Science

Dr. Constance Schwass

  • Faculty Emeritus – WSCC

cmschwass@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5939

Early Childhood Education

Lisa Morley

  • B.S., Northern Michigan University; M.A., University of Phoenix
  • 2020 Professional Preparation Standards NAEYC Accredited

lmmorley@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5901

Nursing

Jesse Keson

  • B.A., Olivet College; B.S.N., Ferris State University; M.S.N., Frontier Nursing University
  • 20 years healthcare experience
  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a focus in Emergency Medicine

jkeson@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5502

Nursing

Megan Sponhauer

  • M.S., Grand Valley State University
  • Certified Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)
  • Member of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

msponhauer@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5832

Nursing

Bethany Jean Brown

  • B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Michigan; D.N.P., Frontier Nursing University
  • Started 2 Nurse Midwifery Clinics in Muskegon and at MSU 2007-2015
  • Road Scholar for the ACNM 2007, Chicago, IL.
  • Michigan Department of Community Health, “Leaders in Nursing Award” May 2014.
  • CMED “”Faculty Accomplishment”” Award Winner for CMU’s Street Medicine, March 2019.
  • Faculty Award for “”Excellence in Community Partnership”” CMU Health Professions, Jan 2020
  • Blackboard National Exemplary Online Course Award, 2021
  • Muskegon County Future 15 Leaders Award, 2021

bbrown4@westshore.edu

1-231-843-5503